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Dr. Babaei Discusses Health Risks Posed by Shapewear Undergarments

Dr. Arash Babaei (Medicine – Gastroenterology/Hepatology) discusses risks posed by shapewear, a new undergarment that constrains the body and changes an individual’s shape. Dr. Babaei said that by wearing a size too small or for extended periods of time can increase intragastric pressure, cause reflux problems, and increase risk of blood clots.

http://www.cbs58.com/news/local-news/Shapewear-Misconceptions-A-Bottom-Line-Report-246989541.html

CBS 58 News, February 24, 2014

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Triathlete won’t let cancer stop her

Aug. 01 - Fox 6 News profiled a young woman who is battling an aggressive form of sarcoma. A triathlete, Sarah Kaehny has put the same energy into her treatment, including a clinical trial regionally available only at Froedtert & the Medical College Cancer Center. Dr. John Charlson, Sarah’s oncologist, was interviewed in the story. Fox 6 News

Dr. Budde Receives Neilsen Foundation Grant to Study Recovery from Spinal Cord Injury

July 30 - Matthew Budde, PhD received a two-year, $300,000 grant from the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation for Spinal Cord Injury to study recovery and care for spinal cord injury patients. Wauwatosa Now

MCW to Provide Advanced Emergency Medicine Training to Belize Hospital Physicians, Nurses

July 30 - MCW’s Department of Emergency Medicine has entered into a relationship with the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital in Belize and the Belize Ministry of Health in which MCW will provide advanced training in emergency medicine to the hospital’s doctors and nurses. Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital has the largest and busiest emergency department in Belize. The Guardian

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